Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

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Shief

Champaign Area
Nitro Tuggle of Northwood HS in Nappanee, IN, a 2024 WR has been offered. I know this because we live here and you can’t breathe without everyone knowing everything in this town.
I visit customers in or around Mishawaka, Nappanee, and Bristol regularly for work, thanks for the warning to mind my Ps and Qs.

Looking at Tuggle's 247, Vandy offered a few days ago and Penn State offered the same day as us. Could he be a sleeper/diamond in the rough?
 
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Here's a glimpse into the dark underbelly of NIL . . .

Florida QB Signee Jaden Rashada Files for Letter of Intent Release

" . . . Rashada’s family being frustrated Florida’s NIL collective terminated its contract with him, which was reportedly worth over $13 million . . . "

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I was just about to post this.....$13 million, ABSURD.

Also, one thing I thought was interesting in this article was the following...."The situation could have long-term ramifications for Napier and the Gators. Rashada's representatives could file a lawsuit against the Gator Collective and maybe the athletic department."

If a lawsuit happens, this could REALLY make things messy around future NIL deals and the whole NIL discussion as a whole.
 
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ILLINI IN NE

Omaha,Ne.
I visit customers in or around Mishawaka, Nappanee, and Bristol regularly for work, thanks for the warning to mind my Ps and Qs.

Looking at Tuggle's 247, Vandy offered a few days ago and Penn State offered the same day as us. Could he be a sleeper/diamond in the rough?

So, you're saying Nitro is blowing up?

Sorry, couldn't resist.
 
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I was just about to post this.....$13 million, ABSURD.

Also, one thing I thought was interesting in this article was the following...."The situation could have long-term ramifications for Napier and the Gators. Rashada's representatives could file a lawsuit against the Gator Collective and maybe the athletic department."

If a lawsuit happens, this could REALLY make things messy around future NIL deals and the whole NIL discussion as a whole.
Don't quote me on this but pretty sure the person/company that was putting up the NIL money backed out weeks before Jaden Rashada signed anything. The timeline as I read was

-Rashada switched to Florida in November

-Month later person who was giving the money backed out

-Few weeks later Jaden Rashada signs with Florida even after knowing of breakdown

-Rashada is now asking for his National Letter of Intent to be voided by the NCAA

If Rashada didn't sign anything, enroll at school and also is asking to void his NLI than doubt he has much of a case


I don't feel sorry for the young man one bit. I don't mind NIL but if this wasn't in writing or signed than so be it. Rashada decided to switch from Miami to Florida(for money), than if no contract is worked out and signed I have no problem with the other side backing out either. It isn't a good look for the young man or Florida. Both will come out ok on the end of this...
 
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WWWWRocU

Herndon, VA
Here's a glimpse into the dark underbelly of NIL . . .

Florida QB Signee Jaden Rashada Files for Letter of Intent Release

" . . . Rashada’s family being frustrated Florida’s NIL collective terminated its contract with him, which was reportedly worth over $13 million . . . "

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That's peanuts to pru...
 
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Here's a glimpse into the dark underbelly of NIL . . .

Florida QB Signee Jaden Rashada Files for Letter of Intent Release

" . . . Rashada’s family being frustrated Florida’s NIL collective terminated its contract with him, which was reportedly worth over $13 million . . . "

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Absolutely nuts! Something has to be done! Players are making more than coaches...that is sure to cause some issues.

Maybe we should consider something like:
"You get 15% over the next 4 years and the rest will be in a trust until you are 25."